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Bee Facts: March 2022

Spring is Coming! Our Bee friends are getting ready for the incoming year and their population is growing fast as the drones will begin to appear! Discover more about them below:

Bee fact #26

Honeybee Fact

Honeybees have six legs, two compound eyes (one on each side of the head), three simple eyes on the top of the head, two pairs of wings, a nectar bag and a stomach.

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Bee fact #27

Honeybee Fact

Honeybees have 170 olfaction receptors, while fruit flies have just 62 and mosquitos have only 79. Their sense of smell is so strong that it can distinguish hundreds of different floral species and determine if a flower is carrying pollen or nectar from a distance of several meters.

Source: https://www.benefits-of-honey.com/honey-bee-facts.html

Bee fact #28

Honeybee Fact

To obtain 1 kilogram of honey, a colony of bees will fly 90.000 miles, or three orbits around the world.

Source: https://www.benefits-of-honey.com/honey-bee-facts.html

Bee fact #29

Honeybee Fact

One ounce of honey is enough to power a bees’ journey across the world.

Source: https://www.benefits-of-honey.com/honey-bee-facts.html